SAO Buildings at Mt. Montezuma, Chile

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Observers' quarters at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Mt. Montezuma, Chile. Beyond the plain building is two peaks. A car and a truck are to the right of the building next to some lumber. A dog is standing on the left side of the photograph.


  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
  • Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 34, Folder: 26

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,

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  • Mountains
  • Observatories
  • Animals
  • Field stations
  • Astrophysics
  • Architecture
  • Dogs
  • Observing stations
  • Automobiles
  • Observing (field) stations
  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
  • Mountains--Chile
  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory--Field stations
  • Building


  • South America
  • Chile


  • Photographic print
  • Architecture

ID Number

37536-C or MAH-37536C

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 8 x 10; Type of Image: Architectural; Medium: Photographic print

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